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El Patio

4765 Hwy. 17 Bypass South, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 293-8330
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Ranked #370 of 737 restaurants in Myrtle Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

As a college student, I'm in love with patio. It's right near the college and offers big portions, good quality food and affordable. I love their happy hour. The servers are always nice and it's always a good time there.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Okay, so I am looking at others photos and ours looked nothing like it. Maybe it's because we got take out but ours was just a big mess of mush.... We couldn't even tell who's was who's. The rice and beans were good but the main meals were really bad.

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Scarsdale, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Love this place and the service is great! Yes, it's close to a couple of colleges but that only seems to keep the prices reasonable if not LOW! The food has always been FRESH and their personal blend for their house margarittas is the best I have ever had anywhere! They make their own salsa and you can get it... More

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Unable to get buffet filled we had to make numerous trips just for basics...food available was good but we will just do regular menu in the future

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Love the menu. Staff is very attentive, friendly. Great prices, lots of bang for your buck. Would recommend to anyone visiting Myrtle Beach! Always take family and friends when they visit, it's our go to place. Go and enjoy!!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

El Patio always has the best Mexican food on the beach. Their food is authentic and always fresh tasting. The menu has a wide variety to accommodate all palates. They always cater to your needs and the staff is super friendly. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for many years and the food has always been delicious. Since our appetites aren't as big as they used to me, my husband orders the a la carte chile relleno , which is huge, and I order the Alhambra lunch. We share this and still can't usually eat all of it.

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Saunderstown, Rhode Island
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We ended up here by default really. Nothing else looked possible, so we decided to give it a try. The inside is a bit "shabby", as it could use some fresh paint and a little decorative facelift. The server was very nice, almost a bit too nice. I think he asked us if we were doing OK at least 12... More

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Myrtle Beach
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

I don’t know how many people drive by this place and not realize they are passing a truly great Mexican restaurant. From the moment you walk in you know you’re not in some American franchise of Mexican food. They have a lunch menu and a dinner menu. The food comes out tasting very fresh and there is enough to fill... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I love and hug Tripadvisor. I use it whenever I travel. We hit most of the top 10 restaurants on the Myrtle Beach list and all of the food was good. El Patio is not on their "top 10" because it is a little out of the way, but. . . we ate there 4 times (that should be enough,... More

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